Month: September, 2012

the angels next door

she would see me, stressing out over whatever lastest dilemma i had gotten myself into and she would offer to take my kids.  she had up to six kids in her home at any one time she offered, yet she was sincere and willing.  she and the kids made cookies for us for no reason. […]

my little truffula

“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” ? Dr. Seuss, The Lorax don’t know what a trufula tree is?  well you should watch the lorax.  or look at this picture of a truffula tree.

a good kinda payne

she approached me over a year ago about this session.  she claimed she had to have this and there was lots of rapid hand movements as she spoke.  she was serious.  i was humbled.  she is a friend, a meal-maker-and-deliverer-for-you-when-you’ve-just-had-a-baby, a bible-study-grouper, a play-dater and an amazing florist whom i have had the pleasure of […]

i am not there

when i start a photo session with my clients, it sometimes takes a while for us all to “get it”.  they want to look at me and smile or maybe pose or do duck face but i want them to act natural.  so we play some games, i mess with their heads and within no […]

a visible wind

sometimes, we need a little help from our friends.  you know, to make fun or beautiful (or both) images.  the wind was not cooperating with us during my great idea so lindsay was the designated wind.  wanna see how? i use photoshop cs5 for my fine tune editing and it has this awesome feature called […]

these two

working on these lovelies…and kinda wishing i had a sister.  they make it look SO awesome.  😉


feeling the warmth of this moment and wanting it to never end…

friday night lights

i couldn’t figure out where that deep bass was coming from.  it sounded like the dougie.  it was a bunch of young, punk kids in my cul-de-sac, dancing in a circle and havin a grand ol time…and for a second i felt old for wondering what the heck they were doing.  but then i wanted […]